Title:  I & E New Hire

Requisition ID:  3960

Queen City, TX, US, 75572

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


The Instrument Electrician will play a key role in improving overall reliability and reducing unscheduled downtime which is critical to the success of the mill. This position requires analyzing and reporting the health of rotating process equipment to proactively identify component, equipment, and system issues. Our goal at Graphic Packaging is to continually employ the highest level of educated and thoroughly trained I/Es, and this role is imperative to achieving that goal.

 JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • This position will be responsible for calibration, troubleshooting, proper repair, precision installation, successful start-up, and reliability of all related facility equipment.
  • Duties for IEs include, but are not restricted to, electrical circuit troubleshooting & repair, conduit & wire installation, lighting repair, PLC troubleshooting & repair, drive troubleshooting & repair, Instrumentation & control valve calibration, troubleshooting & repair, and HVAC work. 
  • Another prerequisite is experience in electrical and pneumatic process controls (transmitters, control valves, DCS equipment, programmable logic controllers, recorders, etc.) three phase motors and controls, lighting, AC and DC drives, and computer literacy in software applications for control systems and troubleshooting.
  • Job requires full compliance with all safety guidelines and policies


  • Electrical Experience
  • Industry experience is a plus.  
  • High-voltage and power distribution
  • AC motors and drives, DC motors and drives
  • Control systems experience: DCS, PLC’s, PC’s and analytical equipment
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, calibration, and use of test equipment
  • Control valve repair experience
  • Knowledge of P&ID’s, instrument loops, and electrical schematics
  • Welding skills
  • Ability to work in team environment


 General schedule is a 12 our assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

  • Willing and capable of working all shifts
  • Ability to work overtime


 Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 8-hour

  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office, hand tools or electrical equipment
  • Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and times of increased heat and humidity.
  • The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder


  • Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Electrical applicants must have served 4 years of electrical apprenticeship or helper, and obtained a Journeyman Electricians License
  • Successful candidates must have a minimum of journey skill level experience in instrumentation and/or industrial electrical systems. 


  • Instrument applicants must have one of the following:
  • Industrial technology degree
  • Certificate from accredited college or trade school
  • ISA CCST Certificate


  • Electrical Experience
  • Industry experience is a plus.  


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Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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